SOURCE: The Stevie Awards

The Stevie Awards

June 09, 2009 10:00 ET

Apple Leads Winners of First People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 9, 2009) - Winners in the first ever People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products were announced today. The nationwide online vote was conducted by the Stevie Awards, sponsors of the annual American Business Awards(SM).

More than 100,000 votes were cast over the past month. Winners in the 12 people's choice categories are:

Favorite Desktop/End User Software: Mozilla's Firefox
Favorite Entertainment or Media Product/Service:
Favorite Financial Product/Service: Quicken Online 2009
Favorite Gadget: Apple iPod Touch
Favorite iPhone App: Pandora Radio
Favorite PDA/Smartphone: Apple iPhone 3G
Favorite Product or Service - Other: Pilar™ Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet
 with Touch2O™ Technology by Delta®
Favorite Server Software: Symantec Backup Exec 12.5 for Windows Servers
Favorite Service: LifeLock's TrueAddress
Favorite Software - New Version:'s PC Postage Version 8.0
Favorite Software as a Service: Ultimate Software's UltiPro
Favorite Telecom Product or Service: YouMail Visual VoiceMail Plus For

Winners of the People's Choice Stevie Awards will be presented their specially-designed crystal awards at the 7th annual American Business Awards banquet in New York on Monday, June 22.

The American Business Awards are the country's top awards honoring companies, non-profits, and government agencies and the executives and workers who make them go. Details about The American Business Awards are available at

"We're very pleased with the response to the first People's Choice Stevie Awards," said Michael Gallagher, president of The Stevie Awards. "We had more voters and votes than we anticipated, and the quality of the winners is outstanding." Gallagher noted that a second version of the People's Choice Stevie Awards, for favorite customer service, will debut as part of the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service ( later this year.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

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